Monday, January 16, 2012

Project 366 Rewind {Week 2}

Week 2 of Project 366 Rewind. It's not hard to photograph some thing everyday but it takes some thought to find different subjects and new inspiration so I don't get stuck in my comfort zone.
The theme this week is chilly. In Australia we use the word "chill" when we mean relax. Photography is one of my "Chill times". I know it's stretching things but I did have a chilly week as far as my photography goes. Please excuse my lack of creativity with the theme!!

Day 8: A trip out to Wellington Point, one of my favourite spots for photography (particularly sunsets). It's a popular day trip destination all year round but the Summer months bring out all the extreme water sport fanatics and this makes for even more interesting photography.

Day 9: I have a large & beautiful collection of shells which are on display in a large glass container... these are a just few of them. I love the reflection on the antique timber sideboard.

Day 10: My 19 year old, Bec, loves doing nice things for others. Every morning over the holidays, she makes me breakfast - gluten free cornflakes with fruits in season (presented differently each day) & a hot cup of green tea with mint.
In her own words, "Love blessing mum daily; especially making her breakfast in the morning as I know she doesn't sleep well."

Day 11: Living only 20 minutes from Moreton Bay, it's nice to drive out to enjoy the water - so peaceful.

Day 12: I call this "Beauty captured". My partner in photography, my beautiful 19 year old Bec (RAD Photography).

Day 13: We have a resident family of Butcherbirds in our backyard. This young one is rather bold... and very cute. More on these for World Bird Wednesday.

Day 14: My violin - I had lessons & did exams for 7 1/2 years, and played until the end of my first year of University. I haven't played it for about 26 years but I plan to pick it up this year. It is quite old (made in 1721) and was passed on to me by my father when I started learning violin at age 10. My husband (once a professional Cellist himself) paid for some serious repairs last year so I could play it again. It has the most beautiful tone.

Linking up again with:

Naptime Momtog


Michael S-B said...

I love these, Liz. They are beautiful pictures and excellent choices.

Secret Mom Thoughts said...

Beautiful photos. Your daughter is beautiful and sweet. Love how she presented the fruit.

Sherrie said...

Great snapshots! Love the boat picture and your daughter is gorgeous. Have a great day!

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TexWisGirl said...

all great photos. your daughter making you breakfast was so sweet! the violin - wow! precious instrument, for sure!

Anonymous said...

A wonderful week of photographs. I love the shot of your daughter, just lovely.

Tamar SB said...

Those shells are stunning! Love the windsurfing too! Hope this week is great!

hpefortomorrow said...

Great shots. Love the first two and your partner. Great shot.

Gina Kleinworth said...

WOW- what a gorgeous set- I really love that plate of fruit!

shirley said...

I'm glad I found your violin. Those strings look familiar - are the Evah Pirazzi strings?
I played for 10 years growing up - it was a huge part of my youth - I played in school and regional orchestras, had fabulous experiences with it. I also played my first year in college, then stopped.
I picked it back up in 2008, after 23 years. I take lessons and it has been a great reawakening. I don't play in any groups (no time), but maybe in the future....

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